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May 1st: Galileo, the Moon, and the Visual Arts

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Date: May 1, 2009 Title: Galileo, the Moon, and the Visual Arts Podcaster: James Clifton Organization: The Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Description: Galileo was a skilled draftsman, a respected critic of painting, and a member of the Florentine art academy. His observations of the Moon led to an […]

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April 21st: The 6 Enduring Mysteries of the Universe

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Date: April 21, 2009 Title: The 6 Enduring Mysteries of the Universe Podcaster: Marc West Organization: The Mr. Science Show www.mrscienceshow.com Description: Marc West talks to Australian Science writer Bianca Nogrady about the 6 enduring mysteries of our mysterious Universe. Bio: Marc is a freelance science writer and podcaster who works in operations analysis in […]

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March 28th: What if the Moon did not exist?

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Date: March 28, 2009 Title: What if the Moon did not exist? Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: We often take the Moon for granted. We assume it will always be there. Circling the Earth month after month with regular precision. But what would our world be like if […]

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March 25th: Selenography: Naming and Mapping the Moon

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Date: March 25, 2009 Title: Selenography: Naming and Mapping the Moon Podcaster: Mark Tillotson, amateur astronomer, lunar enthusiast, author of Today in Astronomy blog, member of the Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society and IYA_US team member. Links: Today in Astronomy: http://todayinastronomy.blogspot.com/ Lunar Mark: http://lunarmark.blogspot.com/ The Astronomy Compendium: http://astronomycompendium.wikispaces.com/ LVAAS: http://www.lvaas.net/ Description: It all started with the second person who […]

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February 13: A scale model of the Earth-Moon system

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Date: February 13, 2009 Title: A scale model of the Earth-Moon system Podcaster: Bill Hudson Organization: Astrogeek  www.astrogeek.wordpress.com Description: How to make and use a scale model of the Earth-Moon system to emphasize the large distances to astronomical objects.  The audience for this podcast are school teachers or amateur astronomers who are involved in public […]

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January 14: The Man Who Beat Galileo

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Date: January 14, 2009   Title: The Man Who Beat Galileo Podcaster: Allan Chapman Description: Everyone knows that Galileo was the first to look at the heavens through a telescope – but everyone might just be wrong. Best known as Sir Walter Raleigh’s tutor, Thomas Harriot mapped the moon in 1609 just as Galileo did. […]

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